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Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia after thoracic duct ligation and leakage

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Michael Snow, Dr Gavin Spickett, Professor Michael Griffin, Dr Alistair Gascoigne


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A case of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia was induced through immunosuppression following thoracic duct ligation. The patient initially presented with an esophageal adenocarcinoma, which was totally resected. She is human immunodeficiency virus-negative and not undergoing immunosuppressive treatment.

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Author(s): Thaker H, Snow MH, Spickett G, Griffin SM, Gascoigne A

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases

Year: 2001

Volume: 33

Issue: 11

Pages: E129-E131

ISSN (print): 1058-4838

ISSN (electronic): 1537-6591

Publisher: Oxford University Press


DOI: 10.1086/324359


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